Oracle Releases OpenStack for Oracle Linux Into General Availability

Data Center Knowledge

Software enables control of Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtual Machines through OpenStack in production Read More. Cloud Computing Oracle

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Industrial IoT Software Platforms Rise Above Just Connecting Things

Forrester IT

Over the past few months, I have been working with my US-based colleague, Michele Pelino, to analyse the industrial IoT software platforms that are so central to this […].

What to Look for in Application Release Automation Software for Oracle EBS


Automation can greatly reduce the stress and manual tasks involved in enhancing software or developing new functionality. The post What to Look for in Application Release Automation Software for Oracle EBS appeared first on Flexagon. ESB Integration Oracle EBS

The Amazing Oracle M7

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Fast forward a bunch of years, and I land at Oracle. As part of this week's Oracle Open World and the launch of the new M7 processor , I enjoyed getting my CPU geek back on, and found a lot to really like. How many CPUs have been designed by enterprise software companies?

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Oracle Launches All-Flash FS1 SAN

Data Center Knowledge

Joining the party of all-flash storage arrays Oracle announced an all-flash version of its FS1 Flash Storage System, engineered expressly for Oracle software Read More. Enterprise Oracle Storage

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Oracle's new cloud push won't be easy

David Linthicum

Oracle executives last week revealed the results of years’ worth of work on its IaaS public cloud, including the announcement of a new bare-metal cloud database service and an international expansion. After lots of saber rattling from Oracle , it’s finally making a move to take on Amazon Web Services. Although that may sound more like marketing hype than reality, you can’t discount Oracle right away.

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How Oracle differentiates its IaaS against AWS

Computer Weekly

Cloud computing is changing both IT infrastructure and software development. We take a look at Oracle’s plans as it starts to compete with Amazon Web Services

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Forrester 2019 Enterprise BI Platform Waves ™ Research Update

Forrester IT

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Oracle is pricing itself out of Amazon’s cloud

David Linthicum

Oracle is raising prices again, this time on enterprises that choose to run Oracle software on Amazon Web Services. Oracle’s previous licensing agreement recognized that an AWS virtual CPU is a single thread of a core that runs two threads. But Oracle's new cloud licensing policy says an AWS virtual CPU is now considered a full core unless hyperthreading is enabled. Guess what?

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Oracle Updates Big Data Appliance

Data Center Knowledge

Oracle updates its Big Data Appliance for big data in the enterprise, YarcData launches a new Urika analytics software version, MapR turbocharges HBase applications, and Hortonworks and WANdisco make Hadoop non-stop. Big Data Oracle cray hadoop hortonworks mapR WANdisco

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Oracle Acquires Responsys For $1.5 Billion

Data Center Knowledge

Oracle (ORCL) announced that it is acquiring cloud-based B2C marketing software provider Responsys (MKTG) for approximately $1.5 Cloud Computing Oracle MKTG ORCL billion.

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Oracle Strengthens CX Cloud with Big Machines Integration

Data Center Knowledge

Oracle (ORCL) has added new features and improvements to its Oracle CPQ (Configure, Price, and Quote) Cloud, which was enhanced last year after acquiring Big Machines software. Cloud Computing Oracle ORCL Read More.

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [April 2018]

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety. Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC). Thesaurus Management System (TMS). Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, we post a fresh version monthly to eliminate confusion.

Stallion Webinar Q&A: Project Considerations and Things to Know – Oracle Cloud – Part 4

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Stallion selected Oracle ERP Cloud and partnered with Perficient to deliver the implementation in a six-month timeframe. . These aspects provide crucial considerations – in a make-or-miss environment – for organizations interested in Oracle Cloud. Lastly, they wrap it up with how Oracle Cloud has given their business greater visibility thanks to advanced analytics. Stallion] We bought a lot of Oracle’s suite, but not all of it.

Cloud Integration: Oracle Content Marketing

IT Toolbox

As a software-as-a-Service (SaaS) app, Oracle Content Marketing provides online marketers a central location to plan, produce, publish, and promote a wide variety of content. Aside from the ability for users to access the application via the Web, Magic xpi can automate Oracle Content Marketing via a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) which can be used to integrate data and orchestrate

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Oracle Launches Fifth Generation Exadata Database Machine

Data Center Knowledge

Oracle (ORCL) launched its fifth generation database machine, with dramatic increases in performance and capacity, new software capabilities to optimize OLTP, and a new focus on Database as a Service (DBaaS) and Data Warehousing. Oracle Storage ORCL

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [May 2018]

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety. Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC). Thesaurus Management System (TMS). Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, we post a fresh version monthly to eliminate confusion.

Oracle to Buy Carrier SDN Startup Corente

Data Center Knowledge

Technology giant Oracle is acquiring Corente, a carrier software-defined networking startup, which Oracle expects to be able to leverage in SDN-enabled cloud deployments that virtualize both the enterprise data center LAN and the WAN.

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Why I Love The Oracle Cloud Strategy

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In recent blog post, I shared that I had come to Oracle based on the strength of their cloud strategy. To be fair, I realized I hadn't made my case for Oracle's approach to cloud. The Oracle Approach. Developing and customizing application software is an expensive proposition.

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DevOps for Oracle Apps: 10 E-Business Suite Development Tips


The most effective teams develop standardized processes that help reduce errors and speed up the software delivery lifecycle, while increasing efficiency for their specific product. The post DevOps for Oracle Apps: 10 E-Business Suite Development Tips appeared first on Flexagon. DevOps Featured Oracle EBSThe most effective development processes are tailored to the company and product IT teams are working with.

Old-school vendors share in Oracle's cloud troubles

David Linthicum

In the cloud era, it's getting tougher and tougher to make it as a traditional enterprise software vendor. The latest example: Oracle. In the last quarter, rapid growth for Oracle's cloud services wasn't enough to offset the slowdown in sales of its traditional wares; the cloud accounts for only 8 percent of the Oracle business.

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Oracle outlines German cloud datacentre expansion plans

Computer Weekly

Database software giant claims investment in German datacentres is being fuelled by growing demand for its cloud services in Europe

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ERP grabs headlines as Oracle acquires NetSuite

IT Toolbox

Oracle has shaken the world of ERP software by agreeing to acquire NetSuite, the very first cloud company, in a transaction valued at $109 per share, a total of around $9.3 CEO Mark Hurd says Oracle will continue to invest heavily in both its own and Netsuite’s cloud products, including engineering and distribution, arguing that the two applications are complementary.

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Oracle's Massive Cloud Deal With AT&T

Chuck's Blog - EMC

AT&T is agreeing to move a significant number of their Oracle databases to the Oracle Cloud. On paper, it's pretty straightforward: AT&T's Oracle databases are going to the Oracle Cloud. But Why Oracle?

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Angry about Oracle licensing? The cloud lets you change the game

David Linthicum

Can enterprises trust Oracle to avoid vendor lock-in for its cloud offerings? Fears that it will lock in and abuse customers via burdensome licensing arrangements, as it is often accused of doing for its enterprise software, could lock Oracle out of the growing cloud computing market. So says the Campaign for Clear Licensing , a Belgian nonprofit advocacy group that conducted a survey showing that enterprises consider their relationship with Oracle to be " hostile."

The cloud rains on Big Software's parade

David Linthicum

It''s becoming a familiar story: Even the core enterprise systems that were supposed to be immune from cloudification -- those from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP -- will die the death of a thousand cloud cuts. Big Software is feeling the cloud heat. SAP has reported first-quarter sales and earnings that missed analysts'' estimates. The reason: Cloud computing alternatives grew in popularity.

Preparing For Cloud: Oracle Cloud-Ready Infrastructure

Chuck's Blog - EMC

More often than not, the database behind the applications in question is an Oracle database. And that's the idea behind Oracle's cloud-ready infrastructure. In 2008, Oracle introduced the first Exadata , designed by the same team that designed the Oracle Database.

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Who Will Buy your Emerging Software Company?

The Investing Edge

But over the last decade, there is an important distinction that has developed into a serious trend regarding who might want to buy your growing software company one day. Ascent works with B2B Tech/SaaS software companies in the U.S.,

Oracle Corporation: Addressing enterprise IT infrastructure


Oracle ( NYSE:ORCL ) is one of the most widely known Tech Titans , and at a $169B market cap has plenty on hand to continue innovating and acquiring new capabilities. Here is how they describe themselves: Oracle Corporation (Oracle) provides products and services that address all aspects of corporate information technology (IT) environments, including application, platform and infrastructure. Oracle Buying NetSuite for $9.3 Bob Gourley.

Oracle Introduces Big Memory Machines and Enhanced In-memory Applications

Data Center Knowledge

Oracle takes over San Francisco this week, as its OpenWorld conference sets the stage for blockbuster announcements on hardware, software and the cloud. Oracle On Monday, it announced new SPARC M6-32 servers and SuperCluster big memory machines, complemented by numerous applications now being enhanced.

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A Closer Look at Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Oracle is implementing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in several of their cloud products. One of the cloud offerings is Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse makes it easy to create a secure, fully managed Data Warehouse service in the Oracle cloud. It’s built around the Oracle database and comes with fully automated data warehouse specific features that deliver outstanding query performance.

Report: Microsoft and Oracle Gobble Up Data Center Space in Virginia

Data Center Knowledge

Software giants racing to expand cloud footprint as software license revenue shrinks Read More. Cloud Computing Colocation Data Center Strategies Featured Microsoft Oracle SaaS Site Selection Supply and Demand Washington DC Area

Software-Defined Storage -- Where Are We?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you''re involved with virtualization or any form of IT infrastructure, you''re probably paying attention to SDDC (software-defined data center) concepts, as well you should.    To date, we''ve heard much about software-defined storage from EMC, NetApp and HP. 

Oracle will acquire cloud security vendor Palerra

Network World

Oracle has agreed to acquire Palerra, a vendor of software for securing cloud services, as part of its strategy to provide customers comprehensive identity and security cloud services Palerra offers a Cloud Access Security Broker product called Loric that offers a combination of visibility into cloud usage, data security, user behavior analytics, and security configuration, with automated incident responses. "We It [Security] is job one at Oracle.

Slilly Little Oracle Benchmark (SLOB) Database Server I/O tuning Podcast (BD2017)

IT Toolbox

In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by @Kevinclosson who is an Oracle (along with other Databases) performance expert and creator of the Silly Little Oracle Benchmark (SLOB) tool. Not surprising our data infrastructure discussion involves server CPU, software, I/O, storage, performance, software, tools, best practices, fundamental tradecraft skills among other items

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